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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR WOMANHOOD

It may be only a further development of the sin of woman, the wastage of her womanhood.

It also has direct and urgent bearing on many of the problems of womanhood.

She was still a child, no doubt, but a child ripening into womanhood.

Yes, ever since she had grown into womanhood he had adored her.

He should reverence his manhood, even as he expected her to 28 reverence her womanhood.

It was thus in all things, for these cousins represented the two poles of womanhood.

Among all artists there is a strain of manhood in every woman, and of womanhood in every man.

If you only knew it, there's nothing that you will ever do that's lovelier than your own womanhood.

The years slipped by, and before Borghild knew it, she had grown into womanhood.

It is a slander on American womanhood,—it is an outrageous falsehood.

WORD ORIGIN

late 14c., "condition of being a woman," also "qualities or characteristics considered natural to a woman," from woman + -hood. Meaning "women collectively" is attested from 1520s.

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